Speaker profile

Louise Smith

CEO
Warrington Primary Academy Trust (Confirmed)

Louise is an educationalist with over 20 years’ experience. She has had substantial leadership experience as a Head teacher in three different primary schools – one having been judged in its most recent inspection as outstanding in all areas. She has admirable inter-personal skills, embraces the ever-evolving education policy landscape and is currently undertaking the role of an Executive Head teacher for 2 schools, all whilst leading the strategic direction of Warrington Teaching School Alliance.

She is a National Leader of Education and has worked with the local authority in assessing schools for the Basic Skills Quality Mark. She is an active OFSTED Additional Inspector and has been since 2014. Her specific areas of expertise are within KS1 and KS2 in schools that have significant socio economic barriers.

Louise is an inspirational, enthusiastic and highly driven leader, sharing her vision, passion and commitment to achieving excellence across the North West.

As CEO of WPAT, Louise is responsible for staff development, ensuring that the needs of all pupils are met, promoting the core values of the Trust and overseeing relationships with the DfE.

Agenda sessions

DAY 1 - April 3, 2019

  • SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT SUMMIT

    • 12:10 pm
      Case Study – From Failing to Outstanding: Evelyn Street Primary